Raised:
$34,409
22%Goal:
$150,000

Comox Valley

Hosted by Comox Valley Transition Society and Dawn to Dawn

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The Coldest Night of the Year is a winterrific family-friendly walk to raise money for local charities serving people experiencing hurt, hunger, and homelessness. Team up, walk, and fundraise! It’s cold out there... but there’s no place like home.

Community Sponsors

Comox Valley (Comox Valley Transition Society & Dawn to Dawn) is super grateful for our fantastic 2022 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Comox Valley Scoreboard

Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes. See how you stack up on the national scoreboard >

Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Heather's Hikers

Heather Ney

1

2,100.00

2

D2D

Trish McPhail

3

1,715.00

3

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

Deborah Nolan

11

1,635.00

4

St George's United Church

Joyce Wilson

5

1,560.00

5

The Rotary Club of Comox

Holly Haston-Grant

11

1,480.00

6

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

Steve Faraher-Amidon

5

1,430.00

7

Dorothy'sTeam

Dorothy Wilson

2

1,245.00

8

St. Peter's Comox

Catherine Porter

7

1,225.00

9

Town of Comox - GoMox!!!

Nicole Minions

2

1,000.00

10

3rd Street Ramblers

Doug Hillian

2

600.00

11

Renewal

Bev Petersen

6

550.00

12

Intrepid Community Gardeners

Susie Tuttle

4

450.00

13

The Kindred Spirits

Nathalie Devereaux

2

395.00

14

Letzsing choir

Maggie Reynolds

3

375.00

15

The Posse

Joanne Schroeder

3

350.00

16

Ready Ramblers

Jan Adams

2

300.00

17

The Comox Box

The Comox Box

5

275.00

18

Comox Physiotherapy Clinic

Shannon Lawrence

5

250.00

19

Carrera's "sole" mates

Carrera Teal

3

250.00

20

The Waddlers

Dianne Goldberg

1

250.00

21

Strathcona Sunrise Rotary Club and Friends

John Frisch

3

250.00

22

Outreach is Us

Diana Merten

2

250.00

23

Courtenay-Comox NDP

Kevin McPhail

3

250.00

24

Comox Valley MHSU

Chris Winkelaar

3

219.75

25

Comox Valley Nursing Centre

Eva Hemmerich

1

200.00

26

Inspirational Comox Valley

Kayla McDonald

9

200.00

27

Grant Thornton LLP

Kristi Meier

1

200.00

28

Short Chix

Mickey Colburn

1

100.00

29

97.3 The Eagle

Linda Thomas

4

100.00

30

Community Based Victim Services

Buena Laporte

1

100.00

31

Friends of Friends

Leigh Selden

1

80.00

32

Ministry Marchers

Caley English

3

75.00

33

The grey baby wolves

Jessica Bell

1

70.00

34

Rotary Club of the Comox Valley

John Berry

6

50.00

35

Harmonic Arts

Madeline Christie

6

45.00

36

GP Vanier Rotary Interact Club

Zachary Rebitt

5

37

The Buck Kickers

Shauna Collins

1

38

Villagers

Michelle Mason

4

39

World Community Walkers

Janet Fairbanks

1

40

École au cœur de l’île

Dominique McGrady

1

41

Connect

Tonya Edwards

1

42

YQQ Flyers

Erin Neely

1

43

Team Cumberland

Genevieve Burdett

1

44

Frost Fairies

Deana Smith

1

45

Together is Better

Nicole Martin

1

46

United church Walkers

Marj Adams

1

47

ForesterFriends

Gael Arthur

1

48

RallyTogether

Aspen Marshman

1

49

Comox Valley Green Party Team

Jay Van Oostdam

1

50

Team Community

Stephanie McGowan

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Heather Ney

Heather's Hikers

11

2,100.00

2

Grant Shilling

14

1,800.00

3

Ray Windsor

D2D

2

1,250.00

4

Dorothy Wilson

Dorothy'sTeam

9

1,070.00

5

Caroline Bradfield

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

5

750.00

6

Jonathan P

St. Peter's Comox

10

650.00

7

Joyce Wilson

St George's United Church

2

550.00

8

Steve Faraher-Amidon

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

5

500.00

9

Nicole Minions

Town of Comox - GoMox!!!

1

500.00

10

Maureen ‘Mo’ Fritz-Roberts

The Rotary Club of Comox

3

500.00

11

Roslyn Smith

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

6

475.00

12

Holly Haston-Grant

The Rotary Club of Comox

6

430.00

13

Bev Petersen

Renewal

7

400.00

14

Catherine Porter

St. Peter's Comox

3

350.00

15

Kaylin Fowler

The Kindred Spirits

6

345.00

16

Louise Smiley

St George's United Church

5

300.00

17

Jan Adams

Ready Ramblers

2

300.00

18

Cathy Kilner

St George's United Church

5

285.00

19

Becky Packer

5

265.00

20

Doug Hillian

3rd Street Ramblers

1

250.00

21

Valerie Sherriff

3rd Street Ramblers

3

250.00

22

Shannon Lawrence

Comox Physiotherapy Clinic

1

250.00

23

Celia Laval

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

4

230.00

24

Deborah Nolan

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

3

225.00

25

Trish McPhail

D2D

5

215.00

26

Kristi Meier

Grant Thornton LLP

1

200.00

27

Destanee Harrison

Outreach is Us

2

200.00

28

Carrera Teal

Carrera's "sole" mates

2

200.00

29

Winnie Chan

Intrepid Community Gardeners

2

200.00

30

Eva Hemmerich

Comox Valley Nursing Centre

1

200.00

31

Anna Leevers

Comox Valley MHSU

3

200.00

32

Mary Lou Moffat

Dorothy'sTeam

4

175.00

33

Elfrida Milne

St. Peter's Comox

2

175.00

34

Kayla McDonald

Inspirational Comox Valley

1

150.00

35

RIchard Douglas Clarke

D2D

1

150.00

36

Kevin McPhail

Courtenay-Comox NDP

2

150.00

37

Colleen Hanley

Intrepid Community Gardeners

1

150.00

38

Cathy Snyder

The Rotary Club of Comox

2

150.00

39

Alinda Ware

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

2

150.00

40

Richard Clarke

Strathcona Sunrise Rotary Club and Friends

1

150.00

41

Maggie Reynolds

Letzsing choir

2

150.00

42

Sandy & Leanne Clausen

The Rotary Club of Comox

1

100.00

43

Kathryn Askew

Courtenay-Comox NDP

1

100.00

44

Debbie Lemire

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

1

100.00

45

Anne Trussler

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

1

100.00

46

John Frisch

Strathcona Sunrise Rotary Club and Friends

1

100.00

47

Henrie Beaudoin

The Rotary Club of Comox

1

100.00

48

Mickey Colburn

Short Chix

1

100.00

49

Buena Laporte

Community Based Victim Services

1

100.00

50

Lisa Zuk

The Rotary Club of Comox

1

100.00

51

Leah LeBlond

St George's United Church

2

100.00

52

The Comox Box

The Comox Box

1

100.00

53

Margaret Neal

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

2

100.00

54

Sandy Hewer

Renewal

1

100.00

55

Melissa Webb

The Comox Box

2

100.00

56

Leigh Selden

Friends of Friends

1

80.00

57

Jodi Kozicki

The Comox Box

1

75.00

58

Susie Tuttle

Intrepid Community Gardeners

1

75.00

59

tina filippino

Letzsing choir

2

75.00

60

Alexandra Sears

Ministry Marchers

1

75.00

61

Jessica Bell

The grey baby wolves

2

70.00

62

Toni Mcfeely

2

70.00

63

David Stevens

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

1

50.00

64

Diana Merten

Outreach is Us

1

50.00

65

Rebecca LaFleur

Inspirational Comox Valley

1

50.00

66

Cynthia Larson

Renewal

1

50.00

67

Alastair Hunting

St. Peter's Comox

1

50.00

68

Derek Firth

Rotary Club of the Comox Valley

1

50.00

69

Robyn Rushford

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

1

50.00

70

Dawn Lupton

The Posse

1

50.00

71

Julie Keumbehdjian

Carrera's "sole" mates

1

50.00

72

Janet Haigh

1

50.00

73

Kathy Stevens

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

1

50.00

74

Linda Thomas

97.3 The Eagle

1

50.00

75

Nathalie Devereaux

The Kindred Spirits

1

50.00

76

Jenn Johnstone

97.3 The Eagle

1

50.00

77

Madeline Christie

Harmonic Arts

2

45.00

78

Ellen Wise

St George's United Church

1

25.00

79

Janice Baker

Intrepid Community Gardeners

1

25.00

80

Liz Phillipson

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

1

20.00

81

Laura Pitcairn-Huber

Comox Valley MHSU

1

10.00

82

Chris Winkelaar

Comox Valley MHSU

1

9.75

83

amina turner

GP Vanier Rotary Interact Club

84

Margaret Weiss

Villagers

85

Rosemarie Sanche

Comox Physiotherapy Clinic

86

Meghan Nemtin

The Rotary Club of Comox

87

Rebecca Jungwirth

GP Vanier Rotary Interact Club

88

Clayton Postings

Villagers

89

Jasmine Egan

Comox Physiotherapy Clinic

90

Caley English

Ministry Marchers

91

Leanne Rathje

Courtenay-Comox NDP

92

John Berry

Rotary Club of the Comox Valley

93

Terry Roberts Roberts

Rotary Club of the Comox Valley

94

Marj Adams

United church Walkers

95

Tony Reynolds

St. Peter's Comox

96

Amanda Wood

Rotary Club of the Comox Valley

97

Joanne Coyle

The Rotary Club of Comox

98

Janessa Zhang

Letzsing choir

99

John North

The Rotary Club of Comox

100

Keith Green

101

Valerie Fetherston

The Rotary Club of Comox

102

Dominique McGrady

École au cœur de l’île

103

Sarah-Ann Nickel

104

John Bonner

Rotary Club of the Comox Valley

105

Dianne Goldberg

The Waddlers

106

Angela Willard

Harmonic Arts

107

LaCosta Squires

The Rotary Club of Comox

108

Cathy Cockwill

The Posse

109

Joanne Crawford

Renewal

110

Sue” Taylor

111

Colleen Hanley

112

Barbara Giroday

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

113

Shauna Collins

The Buck Kickers

114

Zachary Rebitt

GP Vanier Rotary Interact Club

115

Genevieve Burdett

Team Cumberland

116

Dylan Hebbard

Inspirational Comox Valley

117

Deana Smith

Frost Fairies

118

Joanne Schroeder

The Posse

119

Alex Bissinger

Town of Comox - GoMox!!!

120

Nicole Martin

Together is Better

121

Heidi Wenham

122

Janet Fairbanks

World Community Walkers

123

Tonya Edwards

Connect

124

Lisa Zervakis

Renewal

125

Melanie Trask

Renewal

126

Leif Jason

Inspirational Comox Valley

127

Sonya Jenssen

Inspirational Comox Valley

128

Will Cole-Hamilton

Inspirational Comox Valley

129

Nancy Gothard

Inspirational Comox Valley

130

Erin Neely

YQQ Flyers

131

Stephanie McGowan

Team Community

132

Wanda Harssema

133

Ruchel Hall

Carrera's "sole" mates

134

Juliana Leahy

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

135

Bob Johnstone

97.3 The Eagle

136

Jake Fernandes

97.3 The Eagle

137

Cain Tipton

GP Vanier Rotary Interact Club

138

Chantal Horning

Harmonic Arts

139

Andeea Samsom

Villagers

140

derek shantz

Harmonic Arts

141

Bayne Mann

Strathcona Sunrise Rotary Club and Friends

142

Lauren LaBossiere

Comox Physiotherapy Clinic

143

Kelly Hiller

Comox Physiotherapy Clinic

144

Peggy Carswell

145

lynda Agar

146

Nancy Bock

Ready Ramblers

147

Allyson Hamilton

Harmonic Arts

148

Loki Tipton

GP Vanier Rotary Interact Club

149

Sarah Jackson

150

Gael Arthur

ForesterFriends

151

Shannon Aldinger

Inspirational Comox Valley

152

Aspen Marshman

RallyTogether

153

Bruce & Vicki Boswell

St. Peter's Comox

154

Bruce Boswell

St. Peter's Comox

155

Bob Wells

Inspirational Comox Valley

156

Sonia Leger

The Comox Box

157

Michelle Mason

Villagers

158

John Mackenzie-Cooper

Cumberland Rotary Club and Friends

159

Elise LeBlanc

Harmonic Arts

160

Tara Petty

The Comox Box

161

Jay Van Oostdam

Comox Valley Green Party Team

162

John Berry

Rotary Club of the Comox Valley

Event Day Details

Save the date - Event Day is February 26, 2022!

Join us in-person on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Scroll down to read all the event day details!

Check-in

  • All walkers must check-in personally to participate in the in-person event on Saturday, February 26, 2022.
  • Toques! Fundraising walkers who raise $150+ (or $75+ for those under 18) will receive a CNOY toque as a thank you on event day, while supplies last.
  • No money or cheques will be processed at check-in.

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!

Schedule

  • 4:00 pm: Check-in opens
  • 5:00 pm: Opening remarks
  • 5:15 pm: Walker send off (all distances)
  • 5:30 pm: Light meal served
  • 6:00 pm: Check-in closes
  • 6:30 pm: Rest stop closes
  • 7:00 pm:: Route closes

Route Details

  • Route Distances: 2 km or 5 km
  • Rest stop: There will be one rest stop on the 5km route with yummy snacks and drinks
  • Signage: All routes will be well-signed with our bold blue CNOY signs
  • Route Support: Route marshals, rest stop hosts, and sweep vehicle drivers will provide support along the route
  • 12 and under walkers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times

Special Toque Pick-up

In-person walkers can pick up their toques at walker check-in on February 26th. For our wonderful virtual walkers, here are the toque pick-up times:


  • Pick-up times & locations to be arranged in January
  • Team captains may pick up toques for their whole team if they wish

Handling Money

We cannot process cash or cheques at our in-person event. Here's what you can do:

  • Credit Card: The Best Option! Simple, secure, automatically tax receipted for gifts of $20+. Visit the Donate page, share your personal page link, or have your donor call CNOY Head Office.
  • Cheques: The Old Faithful - made out to Coldest Night of the Year with your name on the Memo line. Mail them to CNOY Head Office along with your completed pledge sheet.
  • Cash: You have 2 options:
  • 1. Login to FundHub, click “Enter $$ and Cheques,” create pledges for your cash donations, pay them off with your personal credit card, and keep the cash. OR...
  • 2. Write a cheque (made out to “Coldest Night of the Year”) for the total amount of cash you’ve collected. Mail it to the CNOY Head Office with your completed pledge sheet.

What to Bring

A few common sense suggestions:

  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Good waterproof shoes/boots for walking
  • Warm coat and mitts/gloves
  • A face mask for personal use or if you need to go inside
  • Extra snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • Your own water bottle
  • A passion for the charity you're walking and fundraising for

Waivers

All participants must register online this year and accept the electronic waiver.

  • When they register online, they will automatically accept an electronic waiver, which is all that is needed for adults.
  • If you have youth or children on your team, they will need to have their parent or guardian sign a printed paper waiver.
  • Someone on your team (like you!) must take a photo of all child/youth waivers and send them to waivers@cnoy.org.

Comox Valley Maps

Check out this year's CNOY route maps below:

5kmView + print!

COURTENAY: This route starts and ends at 4th St. & Cliffe Ave., and takes you on a 5K journey around the downtown area, along Fitzgerald & Cliffe. Be sure to wave hello when you pass by Connect!

2021 CNOY Photos

John Bonner Photography.

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About Comox Valley Transition Society

The Comox Valley Transition Society and Dawn to Dawn are getting ready to host the 6th annual Coldest Night of the Year, a covid-safe, virtual walk to end homelessness.


CVTS offers outreach and support to individuals and families who are presently or are at risk of becoming homeless; we operate 23 units of provincially subsidized housing and administer rental supplements to make housing more affordable for women, children and families who are tenants of those units; and, we operate the Connect Warming Centre, a safe, welcoming place for vulnerable individuals who are experiencing or at risk of becoming homeless.


Last year our community came out by the 100's and raised more than $175,000 . Please join us in 2022 as we strive to raise $150,000 to help families and individuals who are experiencing or facing homelessness in the Comox Valley.


About Dawn to Dawn

The Comox Valley Transition Society and Dawn to Dawn are teaming up for our 6th annual Coldest Night of the Year Walk to end homelessness.


Dawn to Dawn utilizes a scattered housing - Housing First Model to house folks who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.


Last year our community came out by the 100's and raised more than $172,000. This year we will again host a Social DIstanced event in Feburary culminating on Feb 26th .


Please join us this year as we aim to raise $150,000 to help families and individuals in the Comox Valley facing homelessness.


We need your help more than ever ! Lets walk apart to act together!

Contact Us


Comox Valley

Carrera Teal Event Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 2502157074
Email carrerateal@gmail.com

Got questions about the Coldest Night of the Year?
info@cnoy.org | 1.877.743.3413